Investment Products
Government Securities (Treasury Bills/Treasury Bonds)

Government Securities are safe and secure, backed by the full faith and credit of the Sri Lankan Government. Treasury Bills are with a maturity of less than one year while Treasury bonds are of longer term maturity.

 Features to note;

  • Since it is issued by the sovereign Government, it is a risk free investment
  • Only a withholding tax of 10pct is charged at source
  • Since these are tradeable in the secondary market, provide instant liquidity
  • For Foreign Investors all maturity proceeds and capital gains can be repatriated
Corporate Debt (Commercial Paper, Debentures, Trust Certificates)

Commercial Papers, Debentures, Trust Certificates are notes issued by reputed blue chip companies to fulfill their short and long term borrowing requirements.

Commercial Papers are short term investment opportunities while Debentures and Trust Certificates are for considerably longer tenors.

Features to note;

  • Considerably higher interest rates
  • Investment opportunity with highly reputed blue chip companies
  • Dependable Income
  • Portfolio Diversity
Repurchase Agreements (TB Repos, CP Repos)

Repurchase Agreements (Repos) are transactions whereby funds are borrowed through the sale of securities on the condition that the instruments are repurchased at a given future date and generally done over a short tenor.

TB Repo – Repurchase Agreements backed by Treasury Bills/Treasury Bonds

CP Repo - Repurchase Agreements backed by Corporate Debt papers

Features to note;

  • The investment is secured by Treasury Bills/Bonds or Corporate Debt papers
  • Higher Interest Rate
  • No Withholding Tax (at present)
  • Corporate Debt papers are further backed by the Bank
Margin Trading

Margin lending services offered through our fully owned subsidiary Waldock Mackenzie Limited provides investors with access to additional funds against a wide range of approved equity securities enabling portfolio expansion.

Features to note:

  • Better wealth creation prospects
  • Ability to expand and diversify the share portfolio without divesting the existing portfolio
  • Borrow against shares at competitive rates
  • Ability to trade through multiple registered brokers